The Six-Minute Employment Lawyer 2009

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Osgoode Hall, Donald Lamont Learning Centre, Law Society of Upper Canada

This information-packed program will provide a concise review of key labour law cases and issues. Our faculty of senior union and management side lawyers will offer invaluable insights and strategies to assist you in effectively representing your clients. In addition to the Six-Minute program, this year features an arbitrators' panel on the use of expert evidence, particularly medical evidence, in arbitration proceedings.

You will learn about

• impact of bankruptcy and insolvency on employees

• when termination is not an option: changing terms of employment post-Wronko

• whether notice periods are affected by a recession

• changes to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure

• litigation and other updates including mitigation and employment contracts

• workplace investigation panel – effective client advocacy and expectations of investigators

• recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions – insights and predictions